Friday, January 20, 2012

General Interesting Facts | Truly Amazing

* No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
* Blueberry juice boosts memory
* When cats are happy or pleased, they squeeze their eyes shut
* The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees
* Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell
* Each year, about 500,000 detectable earthquakes occur in the world. About 100,000 of those can be felt and about 100 of them cause damage.
* The tongue is the only body muscle that is attached from one end only.
* We, as humans, forget 90% of our dreams
* The percentage of people dreaming in black and white started decreasing after the spread of color TV
* Approximately two-thirds of people tip their head to the right when they kiss
* Just days before the World Cup of 1966 in England, the trophy was stolen and then later retrieved by a dog
* Some Chinese believe that swinging the arms cures headaches
* Coffee drinkers have more sex than non-coffee drinkers. They also enjoy it more.
* The city of Portland in Oregon was named after a coin toss in 1844. Heads for Portland and tails for Boston.
* A queen bee lays 1500 eggs a day
* No president of the United States was an only child for his parents
* Pumice is the only rock that floats in water 

* 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
* 250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S.
* Cats can hear ultrasound
* Kissing is healthier than shaking hands
* Jaguars are frightened by dogs
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  An olive tree can live up to 1500 years
* Ants never sleep
* The human brain is 80% water

* There are 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess
* Women blink nearly twice as much as men
* The human heart beats over 100,000 times a day
* Human fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails

* You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV
* Coffee beans aren't beans; they are fruit pits
# 2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without having a fractional leftover
# Human eye detects 10 million colors
# Your thumb is the same length as your nose
# Butterflies smell with their feet

  # Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky
#Most lipstick have fish scales
# Barbie's full name is Barbie Millicent Roberts.
# Iceland has the highest concentration of broadband users in the world.
#The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.
  #Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.
# The oldest known vegetable is the pea.
# The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is "feedback."
# Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.


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